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February 26, 2010 at 6pm to May 1, 2010 at 7pm
>> We’re bringing the test drive to you, smart USA insiders! Join us as we hit the streets of cities around the country offering free test drives and lots of fun giveaways. Visit for our most current calendar of events and other tour details.Events are being added regularly for dates in February, March, and April so check back often to see if we're coming to a city near you.See More
Feb 26, 2010
Robert Basil replied to Marc Moreland's discussion Personalized License plates--what do you have on your Smart?
"Here is mine."
Jan 11, 2010

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May 2, 2009
Tempe AZ

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Smart EV with a Tesla Drivetrain

Posted on June 3, 2009 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

When Tesla launched its amazing Model S a while back, it wasn't the only Tesla-powered machine supplying rides to attendees. Also ferrying guests about a short circuit (so to speak) was a smart fortwo imbued with a Tesla-engineered drivetrain, fruit of its effort to supply Daimler with battery packs for 1,000 smart eds. My friend Doug, of Tesla Motors Club fame, was at the event and went for a ride in the diminutive one, armed with a video camera to record the ride, the results of which we are… Continue

Daimler Takes A 10 Percent Stake in Tesla Motors.

Posted on May 19, 2009 at 12:46pm 7 Comments

Silicon Valley electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors got another shot in the arm today from German auto giant Daimler, which took a 10 percent stake in the company and expanded its partnership with Tesla to equip future Mercedes-Benz vehicles with electric lithium-ion batteries. Mercedes has been testing Tesla’s batteries in a fleet of 100 smart cars, and is already moving into limited production. But with this agreement, Mercedes now expects to roll out its first battery-powered Mercedes-Benz… Continue

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At 7:34am on June 25, 2009, alan daniels said…
her you go. Photoshop file.
At 7:33am on June 25, 2009, alan daniels said…
here are the photoshop files, all the layers are there so you can change whatever you want.
At 8:54pm on May 28, 2009, Frank said…
Thanks Robert, we retired in The Smoky Mtns. after spending most of our life in Chicago. It's great here!

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